My kindergarten son had his very first spelling test today. He worked hard last week to learn the words. Tyler and working hard aren't words that flow together freely. It takes LOTS of effort to get that boy motivated! He would much rather be playing outside riding his bicycle or inside his room with his matchbox cars and monster trucks than doing homework.
In fact, we've been doing sight words for a couple of weeks now. He has to recognize the colors and numbers (zero to ten). I understand sometimes it takes kids a bit longer to catch on. Tyler struggles with the color black. For most kids this wouldn't be a problem, but for Tyler since it is his last name, I feel like it's something he should already know!!! So, I've been really drilling him on this one...and he STILL struggles with it.
Last night when we had our practice test, he made a 100. This was with no help from me. So, I said a prayer for him today that he'd pull through and not cave under pressure. This is what he brought home:
I am so grateful that he has a wonderful teacher. I don't know how she does it, but she does and she does it well! Thanks, Ms Amy for all you do to keep Tyler on track.
Happy Valentine's Day!